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English adjective: parasitical

1. parasitical relating to or caused by parasites

SamplesParasitic infection.


2. parasitical of plants or persons; having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another

SamplesA wealthy class parasitic upon the labor of the masses.
Parasitic vines that strangle the trees.
Bloodsucking blackmailer.
His indolent leechlike existence.

Synonymsbloodsucking, leechlike, parasitic



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